Bureau of Aircraft Accidents Archives
Bureau d'Archives des Accidents d'Avions

Crash of a Douglas R5D-3 near Jérez del Marquesado

Accident description

  • Mar 8, 1960
  • 56521
  • Flight
  • Military
  • Yes
  • Mountains
  • Naples - Rota
  • 10835
  • 1945
  • Jérez del Marquesado, Andalusia
  • Spain
  • Europe
  • 4
  • 0
  • 20
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • For unknown reasons, the four engine aircraft belly landed in a rocky area located in the Sierra Nevada, about 12 km from Jérez del Marquesado, Andalusia. All 24 occupants were rescued while the aircraft christened 'Ciudad de Madrid' was damaged beyond repair.